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  • The Role Of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder In Veterans

    adaptive equipment have been made for these individuals. Some of the interventions done by occupational therapist to engage the mental states of the soldiers are simple yet effective treatments, like using art and music. According to the American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc., occupational therapist can “conduct a comprehensive and collaborative evaluation to identify strengths and barriers to occupational performance and their cause(s) (e.g., needs, trauma triggers, environmental…

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  • Summary Of Sensory Processing Disorder

    treatment for their conditions. Contrary to popular belief, the treatments in place to help patients with SPD is greatly flawed. According the Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation (2015), treatment for SPD in children is often treated through occupational therapy, which tends to focus on identifying and eliminating any perceived barriers that prevent patients from being active participants in day-to-day life, with the help from many professionals such as teacher, physical, speech and…

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  • Easter Seal Reflection

    I was at Easter Seals Lilly Academy this week which consisted of three teachers. There was no occupational therapist or any other therapist at the facility. If a child needed therapy, they received it outside of the school. Sometimes the therapist will speak with the teachers and let them know what individual needs and skills the student is addressing in therapy and the teachers will incorporate that into the school as best as they can. Easter Seals School was a school for children with special…

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  • Productivity In The Workplace

    Many felt as if it challenged their processing skills greatly. Processing skills are defined as “Occupational performance skills [e.g., ADL process skills, school process skills] observed as a person (1) selects, interacts with, and uses task tools and materials; (2) carries out individual actions and steps; and (3) modifies performance when problems are…

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  • Occupation-Based Behavior Analysis

    different aspects in an individual’s life. Understanding which occupation-based model best fit my personal beliefs was an extensive process. I started by making a complete list of things that I valued and believed in, including my beliefs about occupational therapy. I thought about what affects my daily decisions and my daily thoughts. I also thought about all of the experiences I had as a child and the lessons that I learned. These lessons and values are still part of my belief system and they…

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  • Occupational Therapy Skills

    taken for granted, including getting dressed or even combing the hair. However, these jobs can become difficult for individuals suffering from mental, social and physical health problems. Occupational therapists can help them get back to having a satisfactory quality of life. The primary role of an occupational therapist is to provide a service to improve and maintain patient’s skills that will help them with their day to day activities resulting in enhancing their quality of life. They can…

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  • Cultural Gender Roles In Occupational Therapy

    Occupational therapists are challenged with understanding and adapting their practices to meet the needs of clients who are accustomed to different cultures. Chinese families are heavily rooted in their traditional rituals and cultural origins, which have a dramatic influence on the daily routines. The disparities between cultures can pose a significant barrier if occupational therapists discredit the importance of a client’s lifestyle. In order to promote maximum occupational performance, it is…

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  • Intentional Relationship Model: A Case Study

    therapist. As a therapist, it is imperative to build a relation to each client that you treat (Kielhofner, 2009, p. 129). According to Kielhofner (2009), the client occupational engagement the to the process of relating that occurs between clients and therapist and the relationship between the client and the therapist enhanced occupational therapy outcomes (p. 129). The model of human occupation is concerned with an individual’s participation and adaptation in the life…

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  • Occupational Therapy Student Reflection

    2015, 15 students attended the Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) Developmental resource center to complete an assessment on children. The center is located near FAMU on 459 FAMU Way, Tallahassee FL, 32301. Upon arrival, the occupational therapy students signed booklet to be accounted for and for safety reasons. The center divides children based on their needs and age. The adults supervised the children that are limited to playing some games, and interactions with their peers.…

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  • Explain How The Statutory And Statutory Sector Which Are Involved In The Support Of Service Users

    regulate their breathing. On the other hand an occupational therapist may help someone to begin to walk again if they had lost feeling in one side of their body when they had a stroke. However a similarity between a paramedic and an occupational therapist is that both of them can work both for the statutory and private sector. Although paramedics usually work for the national health service (NHS) they can also work for private ambulance services. Occupational therapists can also work under the…

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